The Ballard Home

These are photographs taken in 1961 of my family’s home on Mercer Island. The house was designed by Ralph Anderson in the mid 1950's, and is an outstanding example of the Northwest School of Architecture. Click on any picture to load the full resolution image.

An Early Working Sketch


View from the Street

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View from below the Living Room

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Living Room and Fireplace

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Living Room from the Master Bedroom

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Living Room and Master Bedroom

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Living Room

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Master Bedroom

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